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Email scam tricks people in Kent into disclosing personal data and infects computers

Contributed by editor on Dec 09, 2016 - 08:45 AM

Kent Trading standards has received reports of people receiving scam speeding fine emails.



Fraud alert as scam letters drop through Kent letterboxes

Contributed by editor on Oct 05, 2016 - 10:50 AM

 

Kent County Council is warning people in the county to be alert after reports of scam letters from banks and credit card companies dropping through letterboxes.

 


People in Kent warned over Blue Badge scam

Contributed by editor on Jan 24, 2016 - 03:10 PM

Kent Trading Standards are warning people not to get sucked into a Blue Badge scam in which websites are charging £49 for a badge which actually costs just £10.

 


Kent consumers warned over Government Loyalty Scheme scam

Contributed by editor on Jan 21, 2016 - 07:55 AM

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Kent Trading Standards has received reports about phone calls from people claiming to be from a Government Loyalty Scheme.

 


Kent County Council warn council tax payers that they are NOT due a £6,000 rebate

Contributed by editor on Jan 15, 2016 - 04:57 PM

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Kent County Council Trading Standards is warning the public of fraudsters who are telephoning to tell them they are in the wrong council tax bracket and are owed a rebate of around £6,000.

 


WARNING - Be alert over spoof accident calls claiming to be from Kent County Council

Contributed by editor on Jan 12, 2016 - 08:15 PM

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Kent County Council is alerting people in Kent of scam phone calls from people claiming to be from KCC and enquiring about a recent accident you, or a member of your family has had.

 


Dover residents warned over rogue traders and bogus callers scamming them at Christmas

Contributed by editor on Dec 23, 2015 - 04:36 PM

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After a number of recent reports, Dover district residents are being warned to be on their guard against rogue traders and bogus callers over the festive season.

 


Warning over door to door antique buyers in Deal and Sandwich

Contributed by editor on Dec 15, 2015 - 07:35 AM

 

Residents in Sandwich and Deal are being reminded to be alert to bogus callers following reports of suspicious activity in the area.

 


Dover resident electrocuted after buying dodgy Christmas lights

Contributed by editor on Dec 09, 2015 - 08:05 AM

 

Potentially life-threatening LED Christmas lights have been seized by Kent Trading Standards.
 


Kent consumer watchdogs warn 'Don’t bovver with dodgy hoverboards!'

Contributed by editor on Nov 25, 2015 - 07:55 PM

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They might have been the transport of choice for Marty McFly but KCC Trading Standards is warning people to make the right choice when it comes to getting a hoverboard..


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